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SC issues notice to Maha govt on plea of bar dancers' body

The Court Tagged The Fresh Plea Of 'Bharatiya Bargirls Union' With A Pending Petition Filed By Indian Hotel And Restaurant Association (IHRA) On The Issue.

PTI | Updated on: 02 Mar 2017, 06:42:26 PM

New Delhi:

The Supreme Court on Thursday sought a response from the Maharashtra government on a plea of a bar dancers' body challenging the constitutional validity of a 2016 state law putting conditions on dance performances by women in bars and hotels there.

"Issue notice. Returnable within four weeks," a bench comprising Justices Dipak Misra and R F Nariman said.

The court then tagged the fresh plea of 'Bharatiya Bargirls Union' with a pending petition filed by Indian Hotel and Restaurant Association (IHRA) on the issue. It fixed the petitions for hearing on April 20. 

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First Published : 02 Mar 2017, 06:30:00 PM